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Installing additional RAM modules will increase the performance of your laptop, and is relatively easy to do.

Close the laptop lid and flip the laptop over.
  • Close the laptop lid and flip the laptop over.

  • Switch the lock button on the left to the unlock position. (The unlock position is to the left side.)

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Push the release button to the right. Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing. Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing.
  • Push the release button to the right.

  • Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing.

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Locate the RAM Module compartment on the bottom side of the laptop. Carefully remove the 4.6mm 0 Phillips head screw and put it in a safe place. Locate the notch on the screw side of the lid and lift to remove it.
  • Locate the RAM Module compartment on the bottom side of the laptop.

  • Carefully remove the 4.6mm 0 Phillips head screw and put it in a safe place.

  • Locate the notch on the screw side of the lid and lift to remove it.

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Push the metal tabs on the sides of the RAM outward and the RAM will pop up. Gently pull the RAM out. Replace the RAM by sliding the new one into the angled socket similarly to how you removed the old RAM.
  • Push the metal tabs on the sides of the RAM outward and the RAM will pop up.

  • Gently pull the RAM out.

  • Replace the RAM by sliding the new one into the angled socket similarly to how you removed the old RAM.

  • Gently apply pressure until the metal tabs on the sides click into place.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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